Grambling State University

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Grambling State University had its beginnings in 1901 when the Farmer's Relief Association of Ruston, La. authorized Lafayette Richmond, The Reverend Dennis Hollis, and Ruben Daniels to write Booker T. Washington to ask for help in starting a school; in response, Mr. Washington sent Charles P. Adams, a new Tuskegee Institute graduate, to open the school. On Nov. 1, 1901, the Colored Industrial and Agricultural School with three teachers and 125 students; it became a Lincoln Parish School Board public school in 1918 and a state junior college specializing in training elementary teachers for small rural schools in 1928; a four-year program began in 1940, and in 1944 the first baccalaureate degree was awarded; name changes include The Colored Industrial and Agricultural School (1910), Lincoln Parish Training School (1918), Louisiana Negro Normal and Industrial Institute (1928), Grambling College of Louisiana (1946), and Grambling State University (1974).

From the description of Library records, 1976-1998. (Grambling State University). WorldCat record id: 70968961

From the description of Bill Clinton records, 1999. (Grambling State University). WorldCat record id: 70968962

From the description of Administrative records, 1959-1992. (Grambling State University). WorldCat record id: 70968959

From the description of College publications, 1947-2000. (Grambling State University). WorldCat record id: 70968964

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referencedIn Johnson, Fidelia, 1905-. Reminiscences of Fidelia Johnson : oral history, 1976. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Grambling State University. Bill Clinton records, 1999. Grambling State University, A.C. Lewis Memorial Library
creatorOf Grambling State University. College publications, 1947-2000. Grambling State University, A.C. Lewis Memorial Library
creatorOf Grambling State University. Collection. 1957-1980. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
creatorOf Grambling State University. Administrative records, 1959-1992. Grambling State University, A.C. Lewis Memorial Library
creatorOf Grambling State University. Library records, 1976-1998. Grambling State University, A.C. Lewis Memorial Library
creatorOf Crooks, Kenneth Bronstorph, 1905-1959. Papers. 1923-1974. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
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associatedWith A.C. Lewis Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Carter, Lamore Joseph, 1925- person
associatedWith Clinton, Bill, 1946- person
associatedWith Crooks, Kenneth Bronstorph, 1905-1959. person
associatedWith Grambling College corporateBody
associatedWith Grambling College. Ethnic Heritage Program. corporateBody
associatedWith Grambling College. Teacher Corps Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Grambling State University. Board of Trustees. corporateBody
associatedWith Grambling State University. Office of Academic Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith Grambling State University. Office of Public Relations. corporateBody
associatedWith Grambling State University. Public Relations Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Grambling State University. Steering Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Grambling State University. Title III Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Hobdy, Fred C., 1923-1998. person
associatedWith Johnson, Fidelia, 1905- person
associatedWith Johnson, Joseph Benjamin, 1934- person
associatedWith Louisiana Board of Regents. corporateBody
associatedWith Louisiana Coordinating Council for Higher Education. corporateBody
associatedWith Louisiana. State Board of Education. corporateBody
associatedWith Media Institute for College Teachers. corporateBody
associatedWith National Teacher Corps (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith OCLC. corporateBody
associatedWith Reed, James. person
associatedWith Robinson, Eddie. person
associatedWith Southeastern Library Network. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. President (1993-2001 : Clinton) corporateBody
associatedWith University of Louisiana System. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Louisiana System. Board of Supervisors. corporateBody
associatedWith Vinson, Earl. person
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